Academic Calendar Winter/Summer 2019


Economics minor

This section specifies only the requirements for the Economics minor, which may be completed as an option in several degree programs including the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Business Administration, the Bachelor of Science, and the Bachelor of General Studies. Students in other degree programs should check the program information in the calendar to ensure that the Economics minor is an option. Degree students must also ensure that all other degree requirements have been met. For students who are planning on completing this Arts minor within their degree program, please check the BA residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 12-14 credits

Course Title Credits
ECON 100 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
BUS 249 Introduction to Finance (formerly BUS 149, 162)
or STAT 104 Introductory Statistics
or STAT 106 Statistics I
or MATH 270/
STAT 270
Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3-4
MATH 111 Calculus I
or MATH 141 Calculus for Business (formerly MATH 115) 3-4

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

Required courses

Course Title Credits
ECON 307 Managerial Microeconomics 3
ECON 410 Macroeconomics and Financial Markets 3

Elective courses

In addition to the required courses listed above, students must complete nine credits of upper-level ECON.

Course Title Credits
ECON 341 International Trade 3
BUS 349/
ECON 349
Financial Management I 3
ECON 352 Technological Progress and Economic Growth 3
ECON 360 Labour Economics 3
ECON 361/
GEOG 361
Environmental Economics 3
ECON 365 Transportation Economics 3
ECON 388 Law and Economics 3
ECON 397 Regulatory Economics 3
ECON 398 Development Economics 3
BUS 433/
ECON 433
Investments 3
BUS 434/
ECON 434
Risk Management and Financial Engineering 3
BUS 435/
ECON 435
International Financial Management 3
BUS 449/
ECON 449
Financial Management II 3

Note: BUS 410 (previously offered) will also count towards the elective requirement.

Course listings

For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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